The clip follows the star and her best Judy’s in a glamorous, Pride-esque trailer park as an anti-LGBTQ protest occurs around them. The video ends with Taylor urging fans to sign her petition for Senate support of the Equality Act on

It featured several star-studded cameos such as Ryan Reynolds, Katy Perry, Billy Porter, Hayley Kiyoko, the Fab Five, Ellen DeGeneres, Adam Lambert, Ciara, Adam Rippon, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Laverne Cox.

RuPaul also appeared alongside former contestants from his Emmy Award winning series, Drag Race, during in a scene in which they impersonate some of the most iconic pop queens such as Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Cardi B, Nicki Minaj, Adele and Katy.

In celebration of the video’s success (it has amassed over 40 million views on YouTube) Taylor has unveiled a short behind-the-scenes clip of the iconic Drag Race stars as they prepare for the beauty pageant.

It’s cute AF – who wouldn’t fangirl over Tatianna as Ariana Grande? – and there’s a wonderful moment with former Drag Race judge, choreographer and her bff, Todrick Hall. Watch below.

You Need To Calm Down is the second single from Taylor’s highly-anticipated seventh studio album, Lover.

The album is due for release on 23 August, and will also feature Me! with Brendon Urie, which reached the top ten in Australia, UK, US, New Zealand, Ireland and Scotland.

It follows her sixth studio album reputation, which includes singles such as Look What You Made Me Do, Ready For It, End Game, Gorgeous and Getaway Car.

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